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MIPCOM Picks 2014: Secrets of the Castle with Ruth, Peter and Tom

Here, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold head to France to experience medieval living in an authentic castle that’s been years in the making.
October 1, 2014


Partners: Lion Television for BBC2; distributed by All3Media International Length: 5 x 60 minutes
Airing: Winter 2015
Rights available: Television rights excluding the UK; home entertainment, ancillary and interactive rights worldwide
From the team behind the successful “Farm” franchise (Victorian Farm, Wartime Farm, Edwardian Farm and Tudor Monastery Farm) comes another slice of “living history.” Here, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold head to France to experience medieval living in an authentic castle that’s been years in the making. As with the other series in the franchise, Castle is an exquisite-looking, captivating glimpse of a simpler past.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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